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TechShop’s DC Maker Event
Tuesday, November 18th - 6:00pm to 8:30pm - TechShop - Curious about the Maker Movement? Always wanted to create something yourself or bring an idea to life? Join us at TechShop’s do-it-yourself design and fabrication space for this unique event and learn how to build & launch a hardware product company. Click here for tickets.

Registration is Open for the Air Force Association Cycling Classic
Registration is now open for the 2015 Air Force Association Cycling Classic Challenge Ride, proudly brought to you by The Boeing Company! The Challenge Ride is an amateur, non-competitive, participatory ride, open to cyclists of all abilities. All participants will start and end in Crystal City. The ride will be held on a closed, 15km circuit in and around the Pentagon, Crystal City and the Air Force Memorial. Click here to register and take advantage of early bird pricing.

FRESHFARM Farmers Market
Tuesdays - Through November 25th - 3pm to 7pm - Get your fresh fruits, vegetables and more at the Crystal City FRESHFARM Market, located on Crystal Drive between 18th and 20th Streets. Also, don't miss out on your chance to pre-order your turkey for Thanksgiving.

Fashion and Food Truck Thursday
Thursdays - Get your lunchtime Food Truck fix at Food Truck Thursday. Actual truck schedules are subject to change so be sure to follow your favorites. The Crystal City BID has a new partnership with DC Fashion Truck Tour that brings our successful pop-up clothing shop and fashion show, the Crystal Couture Show and Sale, outside onto the sidewalk of Crystal Drive. The emerging evolution of the mobile vending industry brings fully functional stores on wheels, complete with inventory, dressing room, and friendly staff, directly to their customers’ neighborhoods.

What Do You Want to See at Highline?
Highline is coming, and they want to know what you want. What is your favorite beer, event, team, whatever? Click here to give your input.

Arlington Women Educating and Empowering
Join Arlington Women Educating and Empowering (AWE2) for an engaging afternoon in Crystal City on Saturday, November 22nd. At 2pm, enjoy delectable tapas and mimosas from Jaleo Crystal City, followed by an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of TechShop. Please RSVP to 1maryr@comcast.net by COB Wednesday Nov 19th.

Beer Tasting at Jaleo Crystal City
José Andrés and Deschutes Brewery brewers have collaborated to create Zarabanda, a spiced saison brewed with lemon verbena, pink peppercorn, sumac and dried lime. To celebrate the launch of this exciting collaboration, guests can taste Zarabanda at Jaleo Crystal City on Thursday, November 20th from 6-9PM. They will offer a paired tapas menu for guests who choose to join us in the dining room, featuring tapas such as the Torta Pascualete, a creamy raw sheep's milk cheese imported from Spain, and Ensaladilla rusa con huevos de trucha, a classic Spanish tapa of potato salad with imported conserved tuna, carrots and peas served with trout roe. Guests can also taste Zarabanda and other beers from Deschutes Brewery in our bar area.

Workshops at Mind Your Body Oasis
Mind Your Body Oasis has some great workshops coming up. Their yoga acupuncture workshops are 11/23 and 12/7 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Reservations for this fall workshop series are now open. Enjoy a 45-minute yoga class followed by a deep 30-minute savasana with acupuncture. Class size is limited. Sign up here.

Celebrate Thanksgiving Brunch at the Hyatt Regency
at, drink, and give thanks. Celebrate Thanksgiving Brunch at Cinnabar at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City on November 27th from 11:00 am to 2:30 pm. For reservations, please call 703-418-6185 or visit opentable.com. Price includes complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary. $48 per person, $42 for Seniors (65+), $24 (Kids 4-12), Free for kids 3 and under.

Holiday Fishes at Legal Sea Foods
Give the gift of fish this holiday, and when you purchase $200 worth of gift cards from Legal Sea Foods from November 1 – December 31, enjoy a lobster dinner on us. Our ‘lobster Dinner Reward’ vouchers for a 1 – 1.25lb steamed lobster with a choice of two sides are redeemable in the New Year, January 2 – March 31, 2015.

Coffee, Views and Disruption
Join Disruption Corporation and Commonwealth Joe for "Coffee, Views and Disruption," every Thursday from 9:30 to 11:30 AM. Enjoy complimentary coffee and great networking at the Disruption Headquarters, located at 2231 Crystal Dr, 10th Floor, Arlington VA, 22202.


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